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This short book is designed to enable visitors and pilgrims to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem to understand and appreciate what they are seeing.
The Ultimate Textbook on Biblical Jerusalem devoted to the serious study of the Holy City.
2ND REVISED EDITION Jerusalem after the Babylonian captivity was all but destroyed. It was in the time of Nehemiah, governor of the province of Judah or Yehud, that the grand reconstruction of the city took place.
SECOND REVISED EDITION
Although some of the landmarks of Jerusalem of the first century A.D. remain tantalizingly elusive, we have learned enough of its make-up to allow us to open a door into this historical world.
This volume, the second of four in The Carta New Testament Atlas series, presents the latest advances in the history and archaeology of Jerusalem.
JERUSALEM—THE TEMPLE MOUNT is the first modern guide to the Temple Mount for visitors of all religions.
A modern reading of Josephus’ ancient text, profusely illustrated, and placed against its geographical historical background.
SITES AND EVENTS IN THE OLD TESTAMENT – Much of the Bible’s imagery was inspired by the land – sea and star, animal, plant and mineral sources, climate and the wilderness. The biblical authors drew inspiration from the fragrances of the field and vineyard.
A Carta Field Guide Masada, a natural, isolated rock cliff overlooking the Dead Sea, has an awesome history. The site was populated for close to 200 years and the historic, epigraphic and archaeological evidence combined gives us an idea of the drama that engulfed the site.
Jewish Wisdom from Jesus to Rav Ashi This innovative work provides the reader with a complete anthology of the parables which appear in the literature of the Tannaim and the earliest Amoraim.
Abba Bendavid’s synopticon has served Bible scholars since it was first published. Realizing the importance for Bible scholars worldwide, these parallel passages in the Hebrew Bible are placed side by side and lexical variants between the two versions appear in red.
A Carta Field Guide The Bedouin shepherds, who climbed into the Qumran cave with an oil lamp, found ten cylindrical jars, closed with clay lids. Eight jars were empty and one was filled with what seemed to be the remains of fruit. In the tenth jar three scrolls were discovered.
This book tells the stories of fifty plants connected with Christian tradition which can be found, in season, by the Christian pilgrim visiting the land of Israel.
A Syllabus – “…the best collection of biblical and extra-biblical sources…” Teaching History and Historical Geography of Bible Lands outlines a path to understanding the Bible. These lectures are a tour de force in the discipline of historical geography and Rainey is the acknowledged master of this discipline.